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Reno/Sparks youth — Get Outdoors — at Youth Wildlife Conservation Experience
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Reno, Nev. Jan. 8 — As part of the Wild Sheep Foundation Convention and Sporting Expo in Reno — The Sheep Show", a Youth Wildlife Conservation Experience will take place on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1-2. This all-day event, generously sponsored and fully underwritten by a donation from Larry and Brenda Potterfield, founders of MidwayUSA, will bring nearly 600 local school students and youth groups to the Grand Sierra Resort & Casino to introduce them to the wonders of the outdoors, traditional outdoor sports, conservation, sporting ethics and wildlife conservation. More



The Biggest Little City in the World — Soon the home of the 2013 Wild Sheep Foundation Sheep Show
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Returning this year are Larry and Brenda Potterfield, owners of MidwayUSA and Official Sponsor of the WSF Sheep Show. Beginning on Jan. 31 and running through Feb. 2 at the Grand Sierra Resort & Casino, the 2013 WSF Sheep Show is expected to be bigger and better than ever. This year's convention will be full of hundreds of exhibitors, entertainers and educational events, offering convention-goers seminars, silent auctions and nightly banquet/auctions featuring the finest hunts, trips, art, firearms, equipment and more special conservation permits than anywhere on earth. More

Wildlife counts indicate populations healthy
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People counting animals will be flying over the Okanagan as soon as the weather clears, continuing their counts of moose, deer, elk, goats and bighorn sheep. So far, biologist Brian Harris with the natural resource operations ministry says the news has been good, with healthy populations of moose counted in region 8-9, on the east side of Okanagan Lake including Okanagan Mountain Park, particularly in the burned area. He says the 230 counted is a figure that's up from all previous estimates. More



Latest desert bighorn relocation to Brewster County, Texas
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One of Texas' biggest wildlife restoration success stories continued with the relocation of 44 desert bighorn sheep to south Brewster County mountains. Helicopter capture of the bighorn was conducted Dec. 18-20 at Elephant Mountain Wildlife Management Area. The sheep were processed for data collection and to determine general health, then were radio-collared. After processing, the bighorn were transported to 9 Point Mesa, about 30 miles away. More

10 gun bills filed the 1st week of 2013 Congress
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Members of the 113th Congress introduced 10 bills relating to gun violence, most of which came from Democrats seeking new restrictions on gun ownership. The flurry of legislative proposals show that members are likely to push the issue in the wake of the December shooting at a Connecticut elementary school that left 20 children dead. More

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USA Shooting recognizes sport's best as 2012 Athletes of the Year
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In a sport where athletes distinguish themselves by the slimmest of margins, performances like the 2012 USA Shooting Athletes of the Year Kim Rhode (El Monte, Calif.) and Vincent Hancock (Eatonton, Ga.) radiate beyond comparison. Leaving no doubt, these skeet perfectionists scaled new heights with their dominating performances. Their history-making accomplishments are a testament to the will, resolve and dedication they each have for their craft. More

Michigan bobcat hunting season is under way
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The season bag limit for bobcat is two per person. Only one bobcat may be taken from units C or D combined; only one may be taken from unit B. All those who hunt and trap furbearing animals, including those who trap or hunt on their own enclosed farmland or private property, must have a valid fur harvester license. This license allows the license-holder to hunt fox, bobcat, coyote or raccoon and trap badger, bobcat, fisher, marten, fox, coyote, weasel, mink, raccoon, muskrat, beaver, otter, skunk or opossum. More



The question Feinstein, Cuomo, Bloomberg don't consider and the media won't ask
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How many Citizens is the government willing to kill in the push for firearms disarmament? As debate continues around the Country and in the Capitol about new and draconian gun control laws there is a glaring, as yet unaddressed question that those in Congress and the Pro Gun Control side seem incapable of even considering and the media hasn't even begun to ask. More

Bushnell enhances 2013 Trophy Cam HD with Hybrid Capture Mode
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Bushnell Outdoor Products, an industry leader in high-performance sports optics for more than 60 years and a market leader in the trail camera industry, has introduced new upgrades to the Trophy Cam HD line for 2013. Leading the industry with a one-year battery life and superior image clarity, Bushnell has enhanced its 2013 product line with a host of new features including hybrid capture mode, hyper PIR, freeze frame shutter and an ultra-low flash mode. More

Hunting application process goes live Jan. 9
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The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish 2013 big-game and turkey application process went live Jan. 9. The new Hunting Rules and Information booklet should be available on the department's website. Printed versions are expected to be available at license vendors and Game and Fish offices across the state later in January. More


 

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